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Women's History Month Presentation
Women's Activism During the Western Armenian Renaissance, 1860-1914
Dr. Hasmik Khalapyan
American University of Armenia (AUA)
Dr. Khalapyan teaches courses at AUA in Armenian History, the Psychology of Gender, and the Armenian Women’s Movement. After earning her BA and MA degrees in English and French Linguistics from the State Institute of Foreign Languages in Yerevan, she received her PhD in History from Central European University, Budapest. She is also Academic Director of AGBU’s Armenian Virtual College and Editorial Director of the Virtual College’s Multimedia E-Book Series. Her presentation will discuss how “modernity” among the Ottoman Armenians gave rise to a "philanthropic public sphere" and facilitated women's participation in social reform.
Presented in partnership with the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR).
Sunday, March 4, 2018, 2:30 PM
395 Concord Ave.
Open to the public free of charge